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Radioactive water threatens Middle East

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 11/07/2012 @ 11:15 pm In World | No Comments

(Der Spiegel) True masters of water management once lived in the desert of what is now Jordan. It took the Nabataeans only a few decades to carve the city of Petra out of sandstone cliffs. In addition to crafting now world-famous decorative tomb facades, they built a sophisticated system of water pipes and cisterns, which made it possible for the city to exist in the dry wilderness in the first place — more than 2,000 years ago.

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